Ormoc City – Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Region VIII – Equipment Management Division (EMD) conducts quarterly inspection of vehicles and equipment of Leyte 4th District Engineering Office (DEO). Documents such as trip tickets, equipment log books, LTO registrations and driver’s license were also examined.

Additionally, officials from the DPWH Regional Office facilitated a lecture to drivers and operators on proper filling-up of equipment logbook as well as daily vehicle maintenance following the ‘BLOWBAGETS’ method which stands for Battery, Lights, Oil, Water, Brake, Air, Gas, Engine, Tire, and Self.

This activity is performed every quarter of the year to assure vehicles and equipment are safe for use and help identify any mechanical problems that may cause breakdowns or accidents. (PR)